sys.path[0] in IDLE

David Harris dpharris76 at msn.com
Sun Dec 28 17:28:07 CET 2003


On 2003-12-27, Gabriel Genellina <gagenellina at softlab.com.ar> wrote:
> At 26/12/2003 22:25, you wrote:
>
>>Am I reading this correctly?
>>
>>http://python.org/doc/current/lib/module-sys.html
>>
>>"""
>>As initialized upon program startup, the first item of this list,
>>path[0], is the directory containing the script that was used to
>>invoke the Python interpreter.
>>"""
>>
>>
>>So, sys.path[0] should be the directory that my script is in?

Back in March 2003, I had the following exchange with Kurt Kaiser on the Idle-dev list. This may clear things up for you.

http://mail.python.org/pipermail/idle-dev/2003-March/001672.html

FWIW,
Dave Harris
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